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SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
chief and i and others in the technology world in the city likewise our officers to save time and allowing them to use smart phones that are connected no to the system that our attorney general has. we also invested in the community ambassador program to get them trained. those are residents of people that live in the tenderloin south of market in the bay view or vigilance valley they're walking the streets they can be the additional eyes and areas working with our police department having phones that are freely provide bit at&t and he greeting passengers on the muni stops we've had some trouble with. you looked at the data and they've improved drastically so thank you to the ambassadors program. overall our cities crime data is showing we're in the right direction homicides are down over 35 percent and shootings down between 15 and 20 percent. we want to continue that direction as we get towards year-end the police chief and i are making sure this continues. and the shoppers mayor we're going to make sure that everyone has a safe experience. we're going to be an attractive ci
SFGTV
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
technology services to the government and american people. critical parts are providing with that,s that preserve the integrity off our historic fats and incorporating the design features all have been integrated. those of us who work here about work in a historically more than building. the m public works will homicide a place in his. at the history it dates back to 17952 when it was commissions to design is a new this. this federal building is within the center complex. after the earthquake of 18906 devastated many buildings it was transformed offering a promise of a now a fundamental humane city. this was designed by before a began in 1933 and was complete in 1936. the 77 his is unique including the historic oral office of chester. thanks it to the recovery act it's a beacon to achieve a plaque. in other words, this historic building has received a new life and it proudly takes it's police radios with the jackson's r. browning an, an effort to revitalize san francisco market street corridor. this historic renovation goes well beyond the improvement. it is an innovator across th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am EST
disputing now he was claimed. >>> how schools are using technology to help students overcome severe disabilities to gain an education. >> welcome back, recordings of calls made to 911 during the sandy hook massacre will be made public on wednesday afternoon. a connecticut judge ruled they should be released. officials in newtown opposed the ruling. 20 children and six adults from killed on december 14th, 2012, when adam lanza opened fire in the school. a report says yasser arafat was not poisoned by radio active polonium, contradicting research by swiss scientists. they said they found high levels of the radioactive substance in the man's body. randall pinkston reports. >> in death as in life yasser arafat is a lightening rod for controversy. nine years after his burial forensic experts in france concluded that yasser arafat was not the victim of polonium poisoning. that contradicts findings by swiss findings and supported the death by polonium 210. >> the french team found traces of poll ownium, but it was naturally caused. >> translation: you can imagine to what extent i'm upset b
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 2:30pm EST
is an engineer, and he's investigating head-to-head combat and cutting edge technology that can help to detect a concussion before it's too late. >> lindsay moran is an ex-c.i.a. operative. she was packaging that can one day replace polysterene. rachelle oldmixon specialises in behaviours. i'm phil torres, i study insects in peru. that's our team. let's do some science. ♪ music ] >> hi, guy, welcome back to "techknow." i'm phil torres, with rochelle, kyle and lindsay. kyle, the nfl paid over three-quarters of a million to settle a lawsuit. what was it about. >> there's a focus on the concussion problem. the nfl has thousands of place, and millions of players in youth and challenge football. i went to virginia tech to look at technology to test helmets and track hits on college and youth players. let's take a look. . >>> homecoming in the heartland. this is cornhusker county. nebraska university, the epicentre of college football. >> first big win. >> along with the tradition of football - come the hits. cheer cheer >> big hits like this one in front of our cameras. no one knows how hard the
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 4:30am PST
, a director push under way to protect the north by coast from the impact of climate change. >> technology on trial, a google glass wearer goes to court to fight a driving ticket and her case could chang >> covering walnut creek, burlingame and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> this is the bay bridge from the east side looking west to san francisco, it is cold. mike will talk about how were more the temperatures will dip. >> tapes of the 9-1-1 calls made during the san difficult hook shooting will be made public including seven calls made to police on december 14 which left 26 people dead including 20 children and the gunman. a judge upheld a ruling by the freedom of information commission to release the tapes last week. a state attorney is trying to block release to shield the we we families but has decided to not appeal. >> a judge in san jose will issue a warning in a $10 billion lawsuit with closing arguments between ten california cities and the paint industry held in september. local governments say that lead paint manufacturers deliberately sold hazardous product to the homes for
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
preferences in the form of customs duty exemption of imported equipment technology transfer in land grants in addition procedures for obtaining a visa was simple fight for foreign investors special service centers have opened in the regions of context and to provide necessary information for project implementation in the country. they are invincible. i would like to know that according to the investor protection index published by the board economic forum in two thousand thirteen to two thousand fourteen context and takes tenth place with the united kingdom and leaving behind many countries including europe. moreover we will move on and will continue to develop the system an investor rights protection in insist on no sleep for most of them the social issues in the mobile home was listed in a row. the new set of values it awarded him an imprint in uniform is teaching you. in addition we have taken measures to ensure the transparency of the taxing illustration businesses develop with the help of state run programs as the two thousand twenty vistas brokeback industrialization programme export
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2013 6:30pm PST
cameras were two big and the technology the digital technology was hopeless and impossible but in the last few years bits become possible and he puts 9 cameras on the side of his car he didn't want them on on top of each other. this is to emphasize this is 9 different prospective. this is 9 point prospective staved a one point prospective and he's going down the road you obviously can't see it i can't show you a video reproduction. he does the same route over and over again. it's a remarkable thing almost disturbing to me. i hold with german ray in her when says that representation or reality this is his idea of digital technology it's leelt is not the thing that can be not be represented. he can't magician something as vivid as realities. and it's one of the things i want to explore owe november 23rd when we have folks from silicon valley. it looks good but i has images of 18 screens going along the side of the road and they've never looked so vivid. where the doors of prospective cleans we'll see the world. there's a vitality in those images that surpass not only what other citizen ma do
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
... people to innovate, create new technologies and jobs... and strengthen the economy. america is the world's leader in wireless. let's keep it that way. free up licensed spectrum today, so wireless... can do more for america tomorrow. >> and now the toyota sports desk brought to you by your local toyota dealers. the carolina hurricanes came to town and blue the capitals away tonight. they kept the pressure on for the entire game. they got 26 shots. he got things rolling. skinner shoots it through a keyhole. carolina. no chance. it was still going in the second half. lookout. here he comes again. not their best game. carolina if the capitals. syracuse blasted indiana. it was georgia tech over illinois. unbeaten buckeyes are favored. maryland is 5-2. they are coming up to the tournament. >> they're going to test this. we knew that. we are much more competitive today than we were a few months ago. we are going to see how well we can do against a big-time team. >> this week is all about this team. they scored with a career-high. he was the difference maker. 81-63. the pittsburgh steelers head
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
you have another person there to remind you of the upcoming situation. >> what about the technology, which might take control of the train if it appears that the engineer isn't responding properly? >> well, positive train control is a system that monitors the engine. there's computers on the engine that communicates with satellites and the signalling systems, they will or should have safeguards. when you go from a high speed section. track to a slow speed corner to a curve. he was doing 82. i think the curve was rated for 30 mph, and so the speed in that area was 70. that would have overcome his lapse or his - the inattention that came across with it, in that time frame. >> do you think changes need to be made now? >> yes, i think they do. these requests for extensions are - would be - especially in the passenger side, are a huge problem, i think. i know the la, where they had that terrible metro accident 25 people killed. they are going be online in a month or so. they'll be testing. there's no reason why the carriers can't develop these processes. these are billion dollar corporat
SFGTV
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
. so i'm working with anyone else technology companies but companies that decided to move into mid-market even without the innovative of a tax exemption and 3 of the company's said we're coming because of the talent here in the city. i know they're to be matched with the talent of the people in g s a. we've wanted to work outside of our bureaucracies. this is the new government we're producing here locally and we want to match that we have great partner like our libraries and museums and we're going to compliment that. we can only do that to embrace the opportunity not only to make mistakes but better sufficiency and involve more people and housing and economic opportunity. this is what market street isal about it's our main corridor in san francisco. and that's why for so many years even before the companies technology came to be there were those artists from a.c.t., from the theatres, from the costume shop and their great arts foundation burning man they were trying to get some life 90 in the story front and with that risk-taking came some attraction but it's symbolic with the pu
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
is built on technology and really save in community because community is what yelp is all about. yelps success is living proof that american business doesn't want just service a small community but this whole community. from the beginning this torrid company acknowledged that this can be a good model of bits. and certainly there's no befrt place to test this model but in san francisco. consider where we are today 140 new montgomery street stand for innovation. the first sky skrarpt to be in san francisco. it was then the pacific telephone company. i've been using caving stone as means of communication but that was the innovation of the day. that was here in 1929 that, sir winston churchill made a telephone call for his 21st wedding anniversary he said why say the age of migraines it past it's just the beginning to today, we mark a new beginning it's called the monument for talk it's called yelp. today, we have the opportunity to celebrate the now global company community community community how many communities jeremy. while millions of companies understand how yelp can help to change
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
, stormwater development -- these are independent technologies. but what came first, most often, was a water supply system. the basic system is essentially the same as we used back in the 19th century. and in some cases, some of the same pipes. grusheski: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the delaware river, early engin
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
to benefit. now this we now that we're getting technology fixed, we need to go back and take a look at what's actually going on because it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families, and maybe it won't make a difference right now fw you're feeling healthy, but i promise you, if somebody in your family, heaven forbid, gets sick, you'll see the difference. >> reporter: the president said more than half a million people are already poised to get health insurance for the first time starting january 1st, but republicans are more energetic than ever about repealing the law. even democrats may seek changes if lagging enrollment figures don't improve. planked by individuals already helped by health reform, mr. obama spoke to that new political reality. >> i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. if you've got good ideas, bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> reporter: the president's advisers can see mr. obama is on the defensive and more campaign-style events are needed to resell obama care. the ne
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 2:30am PST
that technology. we'll go from new york to detroit. the motor city officially going through bankruptcy. a judge yesterday gave detroit the green light to file for chapter nine bankruptcy protection ruling it is unable to pay $18 billion in debt. there is a march 1st deadline for the reorganization plan to be filed. the emergency manager is expected to have a fresh draft next month. >>> outgoing mayor dave bing says it's a chance to put the city on a new course. >> we're going to have to fight. our fight has to be together. if we have a future as far as our children and grandchildren are concerned, we have to fix the problem now. we can't continue to kick that can down the road and not make tough decisions. >> those tough decisions include the city's pensions. the judge ruled billions of dollars in pensions could be cut even though michigan's constitution prohibits cuts to pensions. the state's largest employee union already filed an appeal. the ruling could have implications across entire country for retirees already struggling to make ends meet. >> we have the american dream that if you work l
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 11:30am PST
in the future here about technology and where to bring us in society? >> i often get asked if i'm an op to op to optimist or pessimist and i think i'm both. i am an optimist because i feel like we can take those steps, but one of our best weapons for keeping the internet free is the internet. it helps us organize ourselves and take collective action in ways that previous generations could only dream of. when i was an activist in the 80's 90 percent of my time was stuffing envelopes. this is an amazing thing and i am incredibly optimistic that computers will lower the cost of working together and as that cost getses lower, our ability as a loosely constituted public to hold these establishments to account will get more and more powerful. people sometimes ask me, like, how would you write science fiction about the future? how do you predict things about the future. in general, if you want to predict futuristic things that feel credible, i think what you should do is imagine that anything that today requires a big group like a corporation or government or army and imagine it being done by a gr
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 8:00pm PST
technology which has advanced to the point that anyone with one thousand dollars in an internet connection can access the plastic parts that can be fitted into a gun those firearms can be detected by metal detectors or x ray machines. when senate democrats were looking to amend the law before its passage to mandate that metal monster the upcoming component of the gun. thereby closing the loophole that would allow for movable metal parts on the other hand republicans not to pass the bill in its current form that's exactly what happened this afternoon in the house the senate will take up the matter when it returns on december night. the same day the law will sunset the national rifle association hasn't publicly taken a stance on the legislation however gun owners of america a smaller gun rights group called the band and extension unnecessary because three d printing technology is not yet quite the available. and using the three d printer to replicate passing guns may not be the only battle at hand. this practice can also be used to print metal dots are cheese marina or nia got an inside look
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 7:30am PST
with such potential areas of st ali co chaired an inch deep or get sent technology education and labor. the announcer was can a team strengthening cooperation of the county and in a pack member state in shipping to peace stability and development team to beat in the stock. the demand for coal co increased recently but major cocoa producers including west african countries and nations have failed to meet the demand due to climate chang and quality related problems. according to get them this year on record to android development the system rights movement by the country's copper statue to chan's book itself to become one of the worst beat in cocoa supply it deuteronomy received international conference on cocoa taken place in vietnam he was reported that west african countries produce seventy percent of the world's cocoa building was given the jet is the third biggest cocoa producer. however recent discovery of chemicals in indonesian cocoa products together with lower production from him and unstable political situation to make the importers turn to other markets including vietnam. models of upbeat a
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
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SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
. >> it used to be deaf con kids, which is hands down the best kids technology program i've ever seen. 20,000 hackers descend on vegas to bump every lock ever made and how air traffic control systems are inherently insecure and so on. and often, a side room all the kids who come with their parents get to hang out and have all of the keynote speakers from the head of the nsa to notorious and awesome hackers come and give them one of 20 workshops on how this stuff works and how to think critically about it. they get lock picking workshops, they learn how to hack devices. your daughter discovered a venerability in apple's ios operating system when she was 9 and disclosed that to apple after a long internal debate about whether or not the kid should use it secret and use it to improve their scores on network video games. what an amazing ing program. you bring them to those programs. not in year, interestingly enough. you uninvited the dod this year. >> only one year because the year before i think that balance and having both sides is really what we all need. we can't be afraid of the other s
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am EST
would use modern technologies that are available to reduce carbon pollution. epa will also next june be proposing new standards that will also provide significant flexibility to the state that will effectively protect public health from carbon pollution from the existing power plants. that will be an opportunity to reduce the current levels of carbon pollution emitted by power plants and put us on a path for domestic energy, clean energy generation, and innovation. throughout the process of both looking at those new power plants, and most importantly, at the existing plants, we have conducted what i think is the most vigorous outreach and most comprehensive outreach program that you can imagine, well in advance of putting any pen and paper down in terms of a proposal, which is not due until next june. we held 11 public listening sessions, have been meeting with anyone who wants to talk about this. i welcome continued dialogue, which you can send into the epa. the most important thing, we got 3,000 people who came to us, who came to us speaking their mind, and also speaking from their
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
%, and micron leading the s&p 500 technology sector up 244%. some of these names have had great years already in 2013. now some of the stocks you may want to just step a little bit away from, it may involve the energy names among some of the worst performers over that five-year stretch are some big energy names. check out names like transocean, diamond offshore, noble energy, all down on average over the last five holiday shopping seasons. sue, some buy lists, some maybe stay away from, interesting names for sure. >> to say the least. thank you very much. now to the health of housing, and a monster number on new home sales in october. diana olick as you well know is on the real estate beat for us. >> hey, sue. it is a monster number but you have to takes this with a grain of salt or 20 percent margin of error. we got two months worth of sales data due to the government shutdown. so take a look if you will. contracts signed to buy newly built homes jumped 25% in october month to month after falling 6.6% in september from august. but you have to follow this closely. look, the annualized rate wh
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 70% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. >>> the district attorney in rochester, new york, followed the advice she was given on this program last night by a former upstate new york federal prosecutor. >> now to a developing story here in the city of rochester. unfair and out of line, that's what three teenerize calling their recent arrest. >> arrested in rochester, new york, last week, while committing the crime of waiting while black. >> their families athey have never been in trouble before and they shouldn't be in trouble now. >> they are members of the edison tech high school basketball team who were waiting for their school bus to take them to a scrimmage basketball game on wednesday morning. at 8:43 a.m., they were arrested and charged with disorderly condu
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:30pm PST
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PBS
Dec 3, 2013 8:30pm PST
. by combining technology is home detention and chills and controls the dude's president says his firm's energy saving technology along with the us company's global sales network is a ninety lb partnership. japan's banking now boasts the strongest sales in air conditioning systems can be in cash the market. an upgraded to business on the wii with the tech market. it is. it is when sliced present job i was trying to keep the dispute any c a share from getting awards. he held a meeting in tokyo with prime minister seems ill on the way he shared ideas on how to deal with china's newly declared air defense identification zone. i knew it we confirm that japan and the united states will not tolerate china's attempt to unilaterally change the status quo. we also agreed that our countries will continue to work closely together to deal with the matter based on the strong japan us alliance the united states has an interest and lauren lauren intentions this vital region as i believe all the countries in north east asian share that same interest with us. this underscores the need for crisis management mech
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
in the field of information technology grows the end of the malia is in a historic part of dough the last night that the town of our family tradition est see our friendly than other stuff and it's mass of people circulate concentrate on selling its belt line and mobile and were back in the early seventeenth century town of less than historical buildings and here it is i can get tempo don't always feel like it if you catch the eye. the active steering. the people still taking office he bought with rapid economic growth the number of middle income households is multiplying. i whispered it to double by twenty twenty. for some expansion in the country's talented crafters. actually i t industry. ability is not how well known and there i decide to buy into the store for us to stay well what's on the grace to repent and accept it. you use to do all the colors you use the currency in scientific knowledge his case. it has fifteen schools across india they need is a new job for the season here. the truth is across the world gather to compete with the signature the skills to work with any great. from indi
KOFY
Dec 3, 2013 11:30pm PST
to be applied to new technology. when there were these laws the technology didn't exist. there is a small chance it may be helping to solve the problem with cell phones in cars. >> they are charged with speeding. that's of course not related to the glass at all. her trial is set to begin in january. >> anonymous tips changing lives. coming up next on abc7 news, the generous things left in bay area restaurants. >> and the new addition to the santa tracker that has some people seeing red. >> and a body shaming battle. how a lingerie company is fighting back against the so-called fit mom. that's ?ai -- >>> let's show you new video just in. th is sur veil 11 individual -- sur surveillance video of a man taking two cats and throwing them into the bay in san francisco. now here is a freeze frame of the man from the video taken near the hyatt on the embark embarcadero. take a good look at that man's face. we firs reported this story last week. it happened near pier fiewr teen where a woman was carrying her two cats in a carrier. witnesses say the man threw it into the bay and both cats were killed. th
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
rocket developed by space exploration technologies could be a game changer in a global industry worth close to $200 million a year. our washington correspondent report. --3, 2, 1 >> a successful launch after two previous attempts. the falcon nine rocket by space x. a new player enters the big- money commercial satellite market. if space x keeps up its game, the current front runners will have to watch their backs. to be as the potential major competitor. the large number of launches, up to 12 per year, and much lower rices could capture a lot of business that would go to other launch companies. >> the industry's leading companies know this could be a game changer. new head of -- >> i think everyone knows space x has a big contract with an asset. that is what allows them to offer a cheap price. the strategy of entering the market. we will face space x as we have other competitors. we have an enormous advantage in the eyes of our clients. it is the trustworthiness and availability. grasshopper, a rocket space x uses to find in technology. -- this is grasshopper. the mind behind paypal a
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
been the only girl on a couple of occasions, as well as the only female designer. the technology world is definitely very man based. tiny part of me that says, you know, there aren't any winning. who am i to think that i could be that first one? >> i know that sometimes i will make an assumption that, oh, she's a woman. it is very old-school as far as coding goes, right? even though you do not want to have that. after some brief interaction and it comes to shape becomes obvious that she knows her stuff, all that is gone. some brief interaction and it becomes obvious that she knows her stuff, all that is gone. women,e are very few very few hispanic people. they're just younger. it is an industry that is just literally eating every other industry. it is laying the groundwork for how humanity is going to communicate. women do not necessarily identify themselves as being in technology or as programmers. i can say do not necessarily understand what the class is about. there is a fundamental misunderstanding about what the new programmer is about. is more likeamming writing and art. it is ab
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm EST
agriculture related stocks, a few big technology names. nicole petallides on the floor of the stock exchange. nicole: technology bucking the trend at the last point today. when the dow is down over $100 you son teams like intel and microsoft with the arrows. hewlett-packard is up 3.5%, twitter at $43.40, up 5% and facebook up 3.4% so you see this group in particular seems to be bucking the trend we have been seeing, financial very temperamental, crossing the unchanged line, the dow went over the unchanged line 30 times, something -- that is will we have been seeing with financials, social media and technology really seem to be leading the way for us today. facebook of 3.4%. liz: we were up 46 points for the dow jones industrials and you can see the tough go, the market swimming in positive economic data this morning, the markets have drowned in it. first we got better than expected home sales and the ndp jobs report, both better than expected. in the last hour the newly released beige book gave us a rundown of the current state of the economy and whether it is heading but is it heading into
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
on walmart? >>> plus, police departments are using new technology to deal with speeders. they are firing rockets at you. i'm not kidding. that is one way to cut down on high-speed chases, right? is it safe? more money coming up. melissa: the great wage debate rages on. two d.c. walmarts open following months of controversy but the fight is not over. d.c. city council just voted to boost the city's minimum wage to 11.50 an hour by 2016. it is 8.25 right now. that is a big jump. here now the man behind the plan, d.c. city councilman, vincent orange. thanks for joining us. have you heard from walmart? they opened their doors and you guys voted to raise anyone mum wage by three bucks? >> i was with walmart at preopening atth street. i joined them this morning on the store with georgia avenue. all seems to be well. opened their stores. council voted minimum wage of $11.50. melissa: did you talk about this specifically. >> no, happy feeling last night and this morning. people know they will have minimum wage. walmart knows they will sell their wears in the district of columbia. melissa: why do
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:30am PST
by space exploration technologies could be a potential game changer in a global industry worth close to two hundred billion a year. washington course on the look rather reports. thirty two the successful launch off the two previous attempts for the falcon mine roll its points. great . a new player answers the big money commercial satellites market this place keeps up its game. the current from problems like francaise. i am next class will have to watch their backs. it's a potential tv the large number of want to say that leads you up that offered here. and much more watch places to advertise this chance to meet the capsule lot of pieces that would go to other wants since then. the industry's leading companies knew this could be a game changer among them the new head of the honest facts. everyone knows that state's has a contract that that's that's that's total of ten secs off her sheep rights. that's their strategy is entering the market. we will face this acts as we have other competitors that we have an enormous advantage in the eyes of our clients. it's the trustworthiness and availabi
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 1:05am PST
you sleep number dual temp, the revolutionary temperature-balancing layer with active air technology that works on any mattress brand, including yours. whether you sleep hot or cool, sleep number dual temp allows each of you to select your ideal temperature. so you can both sleep exactly the way you like, at your own perfect temperature. and there's only one place in the world you'll find it: a sleep number store, where this holiday season, the hottest sleep innovations make the coolest gifts, including sleep number dual temp. discover dual temp at one of our 425 sleep number stores nationwide. sleep number. comfort individualized. visit sleepnumber.com to find a sleep number store near you. arrived. this is a live look at the emeryville and downtown oakland area where right now the temperature is plunging and it is only going to get colder with a freeze warning issued for parts of the bay area. >> and tonight some people are making the best of it. ice skating at union square in san francisco. there is snow in the sierra as well. this is video from earlier on highway 267 at north sta
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
will die that don't have to. >> reporter: positive train control uses satellite technology to transmit signals from thousands of sensors on tracks in trains along railways to a bank of central control computers. if a train is going too fast approaching the curve-- like the metro north train in new york sunday-- the system first will warn the conductor. if there's no human response the system will respond. >> positive train control can take over controls of the train and slow it down safely so there's no jamming on the emergency brake at the last moment or trying to fix a problem after it's already started. this is designed to prevent accidents from happening. >> reporter: katz says l.a. is on track to have the system in place a year before the 2015 congressional mandate. there are many train systems that say they can't meet that. it's too expensive too soon. >> we're spending close to $220 million on the system here. i don't know how you put a price tag on lives saved or accidents avoided. >> reporter: scott, los angeles will begin testing the system this month. operators of metro nort
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
. inspections can be done with various technologies, often by a robot... or personally by a technician on a bicycle. sensors detect breaks, cracks, and weaknesses in the pipe. man: we have roots at this cap lateral at 79. narrator: tree roots can grow into the pipe, splitting it apart. man: more light roots at 69. narrator: sometimes they may even find fully collapsed sections. after gathering the data, utilities can assess the need for rehabilitation. sinha: you have to choose the rehabilitation technique so that the life of the pipe can be extended 30 years, 40 years, 50 years. allbee: any asset has an optimal investment strategy. if you're making investments in that asset too early, or too late, you're wasting money. it costs about three times as much to fix a system once it's failed. so it's all about finding that right point where the dollars should flow toward that asset. narrator: but finding the funds to evaluate and rebuild these assets is an ongoing struggle. johnson: there is a gap between what's being spent by municipalities and water supply systems and what needs to be spe
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
to smartphones or the oil and gas markets domestically because of new technologies that allow them to get oil and gas out of stone. these were all secular changes that occurred during the last three years unimpeded by any form of washington intervention, washington, congress or the fed. most of the time people had to pay up toy bah these winning stocks, but every once in a while, what you get in on better prices and unfortunately, the market sales, similar to what you might have seen on black friday are much more like the sales we used to get at the old filene's basement in boston, filene's as we call it. these days many of you may not know much about filene's, but when i was a kid you could go to the basement and they would come in from the upstairs and get marked down from the full prices and those were the days when stores did carry things at full price. the first price cut was almost never the last. if merchandise didn't sell on day one the price was cut again on day two. that's right. you got another cut and then again on day three until it finally found -- >> buy, buy, buy! >> buys are.
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm PST
are that america. >> you know, technology plays such a role in this. when you think about the rodney king case, the reason we knew about it was the then relatively new technology of home video. the reason this got national attention, these cases you know happen all over the country, no national attention. odd raw mcdonald tweeted about this story yesterday. that's how i found out about it, following her tweet. from twitter, it made its way into a national television program you know they were watching, because when the former u.s. attorney of the district comes on and tells you what he's thinking, they're taking notes. all of this happened because of the new technology we get to bring to the cases. >> frederick douglass's grave is in rochester. people think about social media and they dismiss it, like it's young people playing around on twitter and facebook, but there are social movements that occur on social media, and this is a great case in point. we can raise awareness around social injustice issues, racial bias, and we have media platforms to shine the light. >> the bad actors in those pl
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 1:00am EST
sophisticated, more and more technologically inclined with the applications at the top of the pyramid being the most sophisticated we have today, heart transplants, mris, very technical applications. that pyramid, it works about the same way and almost every society where they start at the base and work their way up until the money runs out. in the united states, we started at the top and work our way down until the money runs out. the money runs out so we don't have the kind of emphasis on good primary care and a good wellness program that most other pyramid mid models offering these industrialized countries today. these are ones that will continue to be grappled with. we will not have a system as we define it and we will not have a bottom to top pyramid. can we cover the entire pyramid from top to bottom with better allocation of resources, greater efficiency? that is essentially what we are trying to do as we go forward. there are a number of areas for which the really find really little disagreement. i cannot find a conservative or someone on the left or the right who would argue that w
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am EST
infrastructure? >> if the engineer had dropped dead we have technology that would automatically be able to see the speed the train was traveling, be able to detect a curve and stop the train. it is an automatic brakes control the train should have had and most countries already have that. so the government has to do that because those may private sector have to think in terms of profit as opposed to their lives. the federal government has to negotiate. connell: they are already doing that in new york on metro-north, it is just not mandated yet. this happened before that went into effect. >> that is where the federal government comes in. god knows we need controls and regulation, and we have to make certain technology is there. dagen: should taxes supplement that? supplement commuter rail and those things commuters use by taxing people driving into the city. >> we would not even have to think about having additional taxes placed on taxpayers who are already overburdened if we close the loopholes that are involved, increase the taxes, lowering the taxes for the wealthiest. they should be closed.
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am EST
. stick with technology. get the new flexcare platinum from philips sonicare and save now. philips sonicare. yep. got all the cozies. [ grandma ] with new fedex one rate, i could fill a box and ship it for one flat rate. so i knit until it was full. you'd be crazy not to. is that nana? [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. >>> welcome back to "squawk on the street." we have two months of new home sales, september 354,000, october 444,000 and that definitely bests the expectation of 430. if we look at the ism, nonmanufacturing for november, a bit of a miss here at 53.9. we were looking for a 55 number. and just to give you some context, in august at 58.6, that was the best number since '05. so like much of the data today, especially the jobs report, most of the data airing on the strong side. for some real granular detail on new home sales, we go to our expert diana olick. >> these are some really good numbers. you have to look at september versus october, a big drop in september, a big jump in october, up 25% from september mon
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm EST
a time when the american health sector diminishes in terms of importance, its reliance on technology. we are technologically driven in this country. that is a great asset in many respects that it is a liability as well. have an asset in that we allowed the most technological casesto be used in some that have really made a difference. some people confuse our technology with our system, our marketplace. they say, we have the best in the world but we don't have the best sector in the world. if you look at any performance criteria, i think we have the best technology in the world. a lot of people around the world want to access that technology. come to the united states to be able to do that. does and what i think a growing consensus even in the private sector outside law acknowledges is that if make areally going to difference in the new health paradigm, we have got to come to pyramid andf the recognize that is where the efficiencies are. putting greater emphasis on illness atd less on the top of the pyramid not only produces better results, but costs less money. it isn't that it has to be
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 8:00am PST
in the late 70s, this began to unravel. and technology made it easier for companies to do more with less. eliminating certain job occupations. jon: if you'd like to continue to watch his remarks, we have them streaming for you live. the president talking about income inequality and something that he says is in part justified by the affordable care act. jenna: this fox news alert, telling you a little bit about what is happening with the steelers and the ravens. what happened is the baltimore ravens look like they were going to run back to score a touchdown when mike tomlin stepped up and put your foot in and put it out. it almost looks like he is doing the hokey pokey. and so he said he would apologize for that and take whatever punishment would be handed down. so he will be fine for that one little step, $100,000, plus that the steelers may have to forfeit some choices in the 2014 draft. so we are not allowed to show you the play unfortunately. but if you are a football fan, you have seen this plenty of times. we will keep you will posted in the meantime, we will be right back with more
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 8:00am EST
't change very much. it isn't embracing technology because the company expects them to be exceptionally stable. as the law, the law is very ossified and we are a puzzle that the court hasn't quite been able to figure out soft that is an interesting thing. that we are thus far unable to get credentialed by the court itself. >> explain that. give us limits. give us the nuts and bolts. during the doma and same-sex marriage case i was not going to wait for the legacy press to report it. i watched the feed coming from scotusblog. so do you have a mole? explain, explain the nuts and bolts how you go about that instantaneous reporting. >> sure. the courtroom itself is a vault when the court is announcing opinions. so there are no electronic devices allowed. but the press are, for covering really large opinions, for the most part not in the courtroom. they are outside the courtroom and at the point that the chief justice says, justice kennedy has the opinion in united states versus windsor, they start handing out the opinions to the press corps and then lyle denniston will get his copy of the o
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am EST
. >> of course this technology protects entire phone. in the front there is usual strong glass that protects the phone. the glass is also flexible but flex as little bit. melissa: it does but doesn't heal a little bit. that is where you nee it. are you moving into that direction with the technology >> technology might come down the road. we'll see. melissa: for sale right now. it is in hong kong or south korea, launching in hong kong? what is reaction like so far? >> the demand has been interesting from the press. we don't know exactly what the consumer response i yet. it is too early to tell that but we've got a great respoe from the press and trade. melissa: whht is the difference between this and samsung recently introduced its curved galaxy round? apple of course is working on something like this. what makes your different? >> this is curve from top to bottom and it is flexible. melissa: oh. show that while you're doing this. >> you can press down on it and see -- melissa: you're smashing your phone. it is not cracking and breaking. >> doesn't do anything. melissa: yeah. right? so your p
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
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FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
and contractor of the u.s. government. they basically are a technology company that does the plumbing on all kinds of wonky complex owned in turn by cgi group, which is based in montreal, so it is a canadian company. they're a huge technology company. they're probably the biggest and right now most important company you've never heard of. >> how are they doing financially? i saw one part of your story suggested they're getting shorted a lot which is never a good sign when your stock is being shorted. >> typically, when your stock is being shorted people are betting that your stock price is overvalued and the shares are going to fall. but things can turn sour on that if there's a short squeeze. but most people would say that's generally not good news. >> are they getting contracts right now? are they a thriving company? >> they have a lot of legacy contracts that they're working through. they have bids going through on new contracts. they have had, according to financial analysts, a slow down in some booking, but all of these contracts are long tailed. so you have the problems and glitches ri
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
being left at bay area restaurants in the spit of the hole day technology on trial, a glass wearer goes to court to fight a driving ticket and her ♪ i love it! ♪ thank you grandma for the dolls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ i'm ninja kicking through the halls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ mom's posting pictures on your wall. ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. he loves me. he loves me not. he loves me. he loves me not. ♪ he loves me! that's right. [ mom ] warm and flaky in 15, everyone loves pillsbury grands! [ girl ] make dinner pop! [ female announcer ] holiday cookies are a big job. everything has to be just right. perfection is in the details. ♪ pillsbury cookie dough. make the holidays pop! ♪ i picked it out in a snap ♪ what made it genius ♪ was my camouflage wrap ♪ that's my kind of holiday >>> covering antioch, and petaluma and all the bay area, reportings of 9-1-1 calls made during the sandy school shootings will be released including seven calls made to police in connecticut on december 14. 26 were left dead including 20 children. the judge upheld the ruling to release the r
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
solar technology at a bay area airport will make your exit a whole lot faster. >>> why a bay area city wants to ban this type of a celebration. >> how a 100-year-old bay area woman proves it's never too late to buy a home. [[man] it's nothing but tape... [woman] it's a block. we're havin' a baby! [laughter in background] [woman screams] are we havin' a baby? [ambient crying and laughter] the busy holiday travel sea new technology to help you t on, and off, planes more quickly. and it is also a w en." >>> new tonight, just in time for the busy holiday travel season, new technology can help you get on and off planes more quickly. it's also a whole new way to go agree. kpix 5 is live at with mark sayre. >> reporter: when you think of big operations at the airport, the term green does not come to mind, but alaskan airlines is testing a ramp powered entirely by the sun. >> reporter: with more passengers with more and more baggage, getting on and off the plane is can take longer. now alaskan airlines is testing a ramp that links to the back. >> the company is trying to reduce our emission, a
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
marry that us versus them with modern technology in the fact you can speak discreetly to your own crew and stoke up your own crew, wave the flag with them, and you have the tone of the republican party today. they're largely speaking to themselves. >> yeah. and on occasion they get caught, sam. one thing i've noticed here the way howard pointed that out is yes john cornyn was a regular conservative republican until ted cruz became his running mate. driving out of circulation, it seems. >> yeah. well, listen. this is a complex matter. because to cornyn and others' credits, they were warning there would be people that would be left off of their plans or forced to cancel plans. a lot of the problems we're seeg they did warn about. however, they are taking these criticisms to a different extreme. it's one thing to warn about the rollout, about a sloppy website, about people who have canceled coverage. it's another thing to warn about big government intrusions. keep in mind, the individual mandate was a conservative idea chocked up on the heritage foundation. it's not like this was a theory
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